Out of office: Your essential round-up of the latest business news
Retail sales decreased by nearly 22 per cent from December to January according to Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures. The bar trade was worst hit with a decline in sales of more than 75 per cent. The CSO figures do not cover online retail activity of non-Irish registered companies.
Some 129 Aer Lingus staff at Shannon airport are to be laid off for three months. The cabin crew and ground staff are to be placed...
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Lucinda Creighton: Forget the exercise bike, the ‘perk’ your staff need is quality of life
Workers at prestigious companies are receiving expensive gifts in thanks for 100-hour work weeks when what they really need is for more staff to be hired
Fibre-based drinks firm to make 20 more products as demand rises
Donegal-based Circle of Light has secured private investment of €1.8 million and has its products stocked in 400 Irish shops
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While rehired workers don’t usually perform any better than those who never left, they are more likely to be committed to the business, research shows